Wind Warning for Des Moines, Central & NW Iowa, to near Omaha MAPS

DES MOINES, Iowa - Following heavy rain overnight and into the Monday morning commute, high winds will move into much of Northwest and Central Iowa and Northern Nebraska this afternoon.

A High Wind Warning will be in effect into Tuesday from just north and east of Omaha through Des Moines, and to the north and west.

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From the National Weather Service (see Warnings map below):

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph for one hour and/or frequent gusts of at least 45 mph are occurring or expected within the next 36 hours. These winds will make it difficult to drive high profile vehicles. Small, unsecured objects may be blown around by these winds.

A High Wind Watch means that sustained winds of 40 mph for one hour and/or frequent gusts of at least 58 mph are expected within the next 12 to 48 hours. Check to make sure all loose objects outside are secured. Plan to postpone any unnecessary driving during this time since these winds will make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. These winds may damage trees, power lines and small structures.

A High Wind Warning means that sustained winds of 40 mph for one hour and/or frequent gusts of at least 58 mph are occurring or expected within the next 36 hours. Ensure that all objects outside are secured. Refrain from any unnecessary driving during this time since these winds will make driving very difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Winds this strong may damage trees, power lines and small structures.

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